The HoneyBaked Hockey Club is excited and proud to announce the boys’ Tier 1 coaches for the 2020-21 season.

Below are the bios of our coaches, giving a brief description of who they are. In no way do these write-ups fully describe their collective importance to our success as a hockey club. For that dedication, we thank you all.

HOCKEY OPERATIONS MANAGER, GOALTENDING DIRECTOR – JEFF LERG

18U: CAL MCGOWAN


16 ONLY: BRIAN FELSNER

bfelsner12@gmail.com

  • Played NCAA hockey at Lake Superior State University
  • Played professionally for 12 years in North America and Europe
  • Has been coaching Tier 1 hockey for 12 years
  • Won the 2019 14U Tier 1 National Championship

15 ONLY: JASON DESKINS

Jasondeskins@hotmail.com

  • Played junior hockey for Compuware Ambassadors, and was named a finalist for the National Junior Player of the Year
  • Played college hockey with the Miami RedHawks – three-year captain, two-time Offensive Player of the Year, Team MVP
  • Played four years of professional hockey
  • Extensive experience in youth hockey, coaching with multiple state championship-winning teams and developing numerous players for junior, college and pro hockey
  • Scout for the Omaha Lancers of the USHL

14U 2006: RYAN BARNES

ryan@barneshockey.com

  • Played three years in the Ontario Hockey League
  • Second-round draft pick of the Detroit Red Wings
  • Played seven years of professional hockey
  • Has coached youth hockey for over 10 years, winning multiple state championships and helping players graduate to junior and college hockey


13U 2007: BRIAN JARDINE

bjardine@iiccusa.com | 586-615-5601

  • Played junior hockey for Compuware in the NAHL
  • Played college hockey for Brown University
  • Finishing his 21st season of coaching AAA hockey – over 12 years with the HoneyBaked Hockey Club
  • Coaching highlights include: three national championships, one national semifinal, one Quebec Pee Wee World Championship finalist, seven state championships and five Silver Stick championships

12U 2008: CHAD THEUER

chadtheuer@yahoo.com 

  • Played two years in the USHL, winning the Clark Cup with the Omaha Lancers
  • Played Division 1 college hockey for Northern Michigan University; CCHA All Rookie Team, led CCHA in scoring during senior season and was named Team MVP
  • Played two years professionally in the ECHL
  • Entering fourth season with HoneyBaked Hockey Club

11U 2009: MATT TAORMINA

Redz2486@yahoo.com

  • Played youth hockey in the HoneyBaked organization
  • Had a successfull 10-year professional career including time with the New Jersey Devils and Tampa Bay Lightning
  • Played four years for Providence College (NCAA)

10U 2010: MATT ROMANISKI

734-834-2351

  • Played hockey at the USHL, NCAA and minor pro level
  • Head coach for 16 years at the Junior A , AAA and travel levels.
  • Head coach and GM of southern MN express (NAHL)
  • Coached teams that have won 2 National championships and 8 state championships.
  • Hockey instructor experience for over 21 years with many players currently playing in the NHL, NCAA and Junior levels